Jean-Luc Pelouard has completed his PhD from Paris-Sud University at Orsay France, and postdoctoral studies from NCSU at Raleigh, NC USA. Together with Riad Haidar, he is currently managing the Common Research Laboratory MiNaO between CNRS and ONERA (more details on He has published more than 150 papers in reputed journals. He holds 15 international patents and has supervised 22 PhD theses